In July 2021, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill into law that increased the amount of medical marijuana that a PA MMJ cardholder can purchase when they visit a dispensary in the state. This change in the law is intended to improve Pennsylvania medical marijuana patients’ access to MMJ treatment.
The new Pennsylvania MMJ purchase limits are a welcome development. They are making the lives of PA MMJ patients easier. Today, we will answer some important questions about PA dispensary limits: How much MMJ can you buy at a dispensary in Pennsylvania? What MMJ products can you buy in PA? What are the MMJ possession limits in Pennsylvania? And can anyone buy from a dispensary in PA?
What Are Pennsylvania MMJ Purchase Limits?
In most US states, there is a limit on how much medical marijuana a patient or caregiver can purchase at any one time. Pennsylvania MMJ purchase limits describe the legal amount of MMJ you can purchase at a PA dispensary.
It is important to be fully aware of PA dispensary limits when you are planning your medical marijuana treatment program and making a schedule for visiting your local dispensary.
How Much MMJ Can You Buy At A Dispensary In Pennsylvania?
So, how much MMJ can you buy at a dispensary in PA? As of July 2021, a PA MMJ cardholder can purchase up to three months’ supply of medical marijuana products from a Pennsylvania MMJ dispensary.
What MMJ Products Can You Buy At A Dispensary In Pennsylvania?
You can buy the following products at a Pennsylvania dispensary:
- Marijuana flower
- Tinctures and liquids
- Pills and capsules
What Are The MMJ Possession Limits In Pennsylvania?
The medical marijuana possession limits in Pennsylvania are the same as the purchase limits: a 90-day supply.
Can I Go To A Pennsylvania MMJ Dispensary Without A Medical Card?
You cannot enter a medical marijuana dispensary in the state of Pennsylvania unless you are in possession of a valid PA MMJ medical card.
Can Anyone Buy From A Dispensary In PA?
Only people who are in current possession of a valid Pennsylvania MMJ card can buy from a PA MMJ dispensary. Pennsylvania does not practice reciprocity, which means you cannot buy PA MMJ with an out-of-state MMJ card.
Do Pennsylvania MMJ Dispensaries Accept Credit Cards?
PA MMJ dispensaries do not accept credit cards. Purchasing marijuana is illegal on a federal level, even if it is for medical use. Most Pennsylvania dispensaries have an ATM on the premises or a register with an in-built ATM.
How Can You Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Pennsylvania?
You can get a medical marijuana medical card in Pennsylvania by going to the MMJRecs online clinic. Here, you’ll have a video consultation with a Pennsylvania MMJ physician who will verify your suitability for medical marijuana treatment.
Once your suitability has been verified, the physician will generate a unique MMJ recommendation for you that you can access at the Pennsylvania State Patient Portal. It is a quick and straightforward process.
What Are The Qualifying Conditions For A Medical Marijuana Card In Pennsylvania?
The qualifying medical conditions for a Pennsylvania MMJ card are:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Anxiety disorders
- Crohn’s disease
- Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system
- Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
- HIV / AIDS
- Huntington’s disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Intractable seizures
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neurodegenerative diseases
- Opioid use disorder
- Parkinson’s disease
- Severe chronic or intractable pain
- Sickle cell anemia
- Terminal illness
- Tourette syndrome
How Much Does A Pennsylvania MMJ Card Cost?
A recommendation from a Pennsylvania MMJ doctor through the MMJRecs online clinic costs $159, and the state application costs $50.
Who Can Prescribe A Medical Marijuana Card In Pennsylvania?
Only a fully licensed Pennsylvania physician can prescribe a medical marijuana card in the state of Pennsylvania.
How Long Does It Take To Get A Pennsylvania MMJ Card?
You will receive your Pennsylvania MMJ card between seven and 14 days after you submit your online application and pay your fee.
When Should I Renew My Pennsylvania MMJ Card?
Pennsylvania medical marijuana cards need to be renewed annually. You will receive an email notification 60 days before the expiration date of your medical card.